Emergency research and the interests of participants

  title={Emergency research and the interests of participants},
  author={Shaun D Pattinson},
  journal={Medical Law International},
  pages={121 - 141}
  • S. Pattinson
  • Published 1 June 2012
  • Law
  • Medical Law International
The UK Clinical Trials Regulations were amended in 2006 and 2008 to facilitate research on medicinal products administered in emergency situations. The Regulations, which implement the EU Clinical Trials Directive, had previously required prior consent to participation in a clinical trial from either the participant or the participant’s legal representative. These amendments put emergency research on medicinal products on a similar footing to research on other types of invasive emergency… 
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